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Tammany hall, and other miscellaneous poems

by Alexander Denis

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Published by The author in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tammany Hall (Political organization)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1534.D43 T3 1847
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p.
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26375888M
    LC Control Number24022083

    Tammany Hall, or simply Tammany, was the name given to a powerful political machine that essentially ran New York City throughout much of the 19th century. The organization reached a peak of notoriety in the decade following the Civil War, when it harbored "The .   The cops and the Democratic machine politicians of Tammany Hall mostly looked the other way — when they weren't actively involved. But in , a new sheriff came to town. Literally.

      Frances Perkins is no longer a household name, yet she was one of the most influential women of the twentieth century. Based on eight years of research, extensive archival materials, new documents, and exclusive access to Perkins’s family members and friends, this biography is the first complete portrait of a devoted public servant with a passionate personal life, a mother/5.   Despite Golway’s self-presentation as a rescuer of Tammany’s reputation, Exhibit A in the machine’s defense will always be a little book printed over a century ago, Plunkitt of Tammany Hall: A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practical Politics, Delivered By Ex-Senator George Washington Plunkitt, the Tammany Philosopher, From His Rostrum—The New York County Courthouse .

    Tammany Hall, the executive committee of the Democratic Party in New York City historically exercising political control through the typical ‘boss-ist’ blend of charity and patronage. It became synonymous with big-city government corruption during the period of its rule by ‘Boss’ William M. Tweed. "Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems "Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems. The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times) The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times) Tammany Hall to Andrew Jackson, January 8,


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"tammany Hall" and Other Miscellaneous Poems (Classic Reprint) Alexander Denis. 19 Feb Hardback. unavailable. Try AbeBooks. Beyond Science. Denis. In his book, Machine Made, Terry Golway highlights some of the great New York political leaders originally schooled in Tammany saloons and questions whether Tammany has been treated The name “Tammany Hall” has long been synonymous with urban political sleaze, personified by /5.

George Washington Plunkitt was a high-ranking member of the Tammany Hall machine, and the author, William Riordan, created the book as a series of articles gleaned from Mr. Plunkitt, who would hold court at the bootblack stand at the New York County Courthouse, telling anyone who would listen about the difference between "honest and dishonest /5.

New York City, The Democratic Party headquarters at Tammany Hall is a hotbed of cronyism, corruption, and intimidation. Private investigator Pamela Thompson’s close colleague at Jeremiah Prescott’s law firm, former NYPD detective Harry Miller, has had his own career tainted by scandal/5.

Preface THIS volume discloses the mental operations of perhaps the most thoroughly practical politician of the day—George Washington Plunkitt, Tammany leader of the Fifteenth Assembly District, Sachem of the Tammany Society and Chairman of the Elections Committee of Tammany Hall, who has held the offices of State Senator, Assemblyman', Police Magistrate, County Supervisor and Alderman, and.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times) Contributor Names Library of Congress Control Number Language English Online Format online text "Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems.

Gustavus Myers, 3 books M. Werner, 2 books Edwin P. Kilroe, 2 books Jerome Mushkat, 2 books Tammany Society, or Columbian Order (N.Y.), 2 books William L. Riordon, 2 books Nancy J. Weiss, 1 book Corona Brezina, 1 book Nelson Smith, 1 book Warren Sloat, 1 book Warren Moscow, 1 book Tammany Hall United Colored Democracy of the County of New.

An honest, unbiased review of the history of Tammany Hall. It was easy to understand even though it was written in the early 's. Very well researched with specific details about election results, amounts of money used for grafts, and names and numbers of individuals involved in schemes/5.

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems. Also available in digital form. LAC knj update (1 card). New York City, The Democratic Party headquarters at Tammany Hall is a hotbed of cronyism, corruption, and intimidation.

Private investigator Pamela Thompson’s close colleague at Jeremiah Prescott’s law firm, former NYPD detective Harry Miller, has had his own career tainted by scandal/5(5). Key Tammany bosses through the years included William M. Tweed, Richard F. Croker, and Charles F. Murray. Although its name was synonymous with corruption to many, Tammany Hall’s popularity and.

Check out Plunkitt of Tammany Hall (By George Washington Plunkitt) by Wordscape on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on   Interview: Terry Golway, Author Of 'Machine Made' In a new book, Terry Golway takes a sympathetic view of Manhattan's infamous political machine.

He says, "Tammany Hall. Title A rational law, or - Tammany / C.J. Taylor. Summary Print shows an owner of wine and beer store putting up sign that states "As long as it is the law it shall be enforced, Theo.

Roosevelt", and man representing Tammany Hall implies that if Tammany men were running the government, there might be ways to get around the laws without having to repeal them. Tammany Hall was a political force in New York City from its inception as a benevolent association to its infamous end in the early 20th century (Tammany Hall).

Run by William M. Tweed, commonly referred to as Boss Tweed, this political ring gained its popularity by. Tammany Hall is featured in the novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, in which they sponsor a family outing. Johnny and Katie Nolan debate the merit of the organization, with Johnny for and Katie opposed to it.

Tammany Hall was an antagonist in the Clive Cussler novel The Gangster, part of Named after: Tamanend (anglicized to "Tammany"). The Tammanies or Tammany Societies were named for the Delaware chief Tamanend or Tammany revered for his wisdom.

During the American Revolutionary War admiring colonists dubbed him St. Tammany, the Patron Saint of America. Tammanies are most well known today for New York City's Tammany Hall—also popularly known as the Great Wigwam—but that society was not limited to New .Delmore Schwartz was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Jewish Romanian immigrants.

Schwartz offered a number of explanations for what John Ashbery once characterized as his “artificially English-sounding name Delmore.” According to Schwartz’s biographer, James Atlas, “sometimes he would insist he had been named after a delicatessen across the street from the house where he was.